Below are sentences from books I read this summer. I was going to add comment, but kind of prefer them without.
A new species of dinosaur is currently being found, on average, once a week.
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, Steve Brusatte
Once you have 10 percent or more women at a party, you cannot serve only beer.
Skin In the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Both the Soviet Union and the Communist Party of Vietnam chose Colonel Pham Tuan for the Soyuz 37 spaceflight because on the evening of December 27, 1972 … he became the first Vietnamese fighter pilot to shoot down an American B-52 bomber.
Apollo in the Age of Aquarius, Neil M. Maher
Averaging about ten miles a year, the marchers moved along corridors with walls of ice on both sides.
Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent, Ted Morgan
If you thoroughly mix up a deck of 52 cards … there is a very good chance that the order you obtained has never been seen before and will never be seen again, even if every person on earth produced a new shuffled deck every minute for the next million years!
The Magic of Math: Solving for X and Figuring Out Why, Arthur Benjamin
Three hundred S.S. men in Berlin have started learning Swahili.
Berlin Diary, William Shirer
Please say hello.
Siren Song: The Autobiography of America’s Greatest Living Record Man, Seymour Stein
William sensed that this insight hadn’t produced in his companions, as it had in him, an aesthetic breakthrough.
Good Trouble, Joseph O’Neill